Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal
Community & Government Center
483 Great Neck Road South
Mashpee, MA 02649


Nitana Hicks Greendeer, PhD. - Director


Phone: 508-477-0208 ext. 149


Anne Foxx- Administrative Assistant


Phone: 508-477-0208 ext. 151


Eileen Miranda - Child Care Program Manager


Phone: 508-477-0208 Ext.152 


Gertrude “Kitty” Hendricks-Miller - Indian Education Coordinator

508-477-0208 Ext. 143


John Hanlon - Manager, Building Pathways for Tribal Youth

508-477-0208  ext. 163


Internship Opportunity at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI)

The Larval Fish Ecology lab at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is looking for 2-3 interns to help with our research on larvae of river herring, coral reef fish, and sand lance. Responsibilities of these interns would be to pull fish larvae from plankton samples, measure larvae through a microscope, and possibly help out with fieldwork, which will include 1-day oceanographic cruises in the region.

There is some training involved, so we would prefer individuals who would be able to commit to at least 20 hrs per week for several weeks.

The opportunities are available immediately.

These would be unpaid internships, and prospective individuals need to be at least 18 years old, since samples are preserved in ethanol.

Interested individuals should send an email to Joel Llopiz ( expressing interest, as well as a brief summary of their educational background and career interests and goals. This is a great opportunity for college students (and soon-to-be college students) to be able to gain research experience, and would look great on a resume/CV.

The SEMCO (Southeastern Massachusetts Coastal Outreach) mailing list provides an electronic means of enhancing the communication of coastal outreach organizations in southeastern Massachusetts. Questions, concerns, or general comments about this listserve should be directed to WHOI Sea Grant at or (508) 289-2398.

Please note, any Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal member 18 or 19 years of age who is accepted into the program can receive a stipend of $750.

Please contact Tracy Kelly or John Hanlon at the MWT Education Department for program details.
508 477.0208 ext. 150




FREE SAT PREP – Only one more chance to retake the SAT in December before college application deadlines!
Nov. 6th 3:30pm-5pm (afterschool) 

Nov. 18 9am-1030am (Location TBD, but possibly at tribal headquarters 483 Great Neck Road South, Mashpee, MA 02649)

Nov. 20 330-5 (afterschool)

Please reserve a spot by calling or emailing Tracy Kelley at (508) 477-0208x150

This service is sponsored by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's Education Department through the NYCP grant funding



Click here to view/download entire CCDF Program Guidelines form


Click here to download CCDF Application!



If you have any questions give us a call at 508.477.0208 x151 or send an email to 

Education Dept. Intake & Referral form, Collegiate Under Grad, Graduate

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Is to provide and support programs that nurture the positive social and academic development of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal members. For the sustainability of our community we seek to promote and cultivate leadership skills in our youth while, deepening their understanding of tribal history, culture, the natural environment we are entrusted to,. We strive to increase the number of Mashpee Wampanoag’s who enroll, matriculate in, and successfully complete college and graduate school programs. We maintain our mission by working with schools, college colleges and other educational cultural and social institutions to meet our common objectives by exploring avenues and approaches to provide holistic, creative community-based educational programs.
“Building on our past to ensure a strong and healthy future for our community”



Tribal Child Care Voucher Program:
Through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services we provide subsidized Child Care Vouchers to more than 50 low-income and working Native American Families.

Scholarship Program:

Higher Education is so vital for the future of our tribe and with the community’s support we are able to use investor dollars to provide scholarship to over 80 MWT undergraduate and graduate students. WE also provide individual collegiate planning and educational support to help members afford college. Make an appointment with us today!



With Title VII funding, we are able to provide essential tutoring and cultural education to Native American students residing in Barnstable, Falmouth, Wareham, New Bedford and Sandwich Public Schools.

 Tutor Request form, Please click here!

Preserving Our Homelands (POH):
POH is a hands on interactive Summer Science Program serving 6th, 7th, and 8th grade native students, in partnership with MWT’s Natural Resource Department, U.S.G.S. the local science community and the Wampanoag Language Reclamation Program. The Program’s purpose is to facilitate a deep understanding of our cultural and scientific ties to this land our sacred obligations to protect our environment.


The Ed. Committee works with staff members to create policies and procedures to address the Educational needs of our community members.
The committee meets once every three weeks to address our growing departmental needs. The committee also oversees the Education Hardship Requests.

Current Members:

  • Cheryl Frye- Cromwell- Tribal Council Liaison
  • Keesha Green
  • Carlton Hendricks
  • Nitana Hicks
  • Cassie Jackson
  • Morgan Peters,
  • Scott Shepherd